Crime statistics compiled annually by K-State's Office of Student Life show Kansas State University is among the safest universities in the Big 12. Kansas State Salina is safe because faculty, students, and staff approach campus safety as a shared responsibility.
Campus security is overseen by a Kansas State University Police Department Sergent. The Police Sergeant oversees the security officers and is responsible for emergency management for the campus. The Police Sergeant also is responsible for enfocing the laws of Kansas, K-State policies and procedures on property owned or leased by K-State and the streets, property and highways immediately adjacent to the campus. Any law enforcement, safety or security concerns for the campus community can be directed to the Police Sergeant. https://www.k-state.edu/police/jurisdiction/
Sgt. Dan Glen
Security escorts are available to provide escorts around campus, to and from classes and from offices to parking areas. For escort service call the Kansas State Salina Security Office.
Kansas State Salina Police and Security Officers are available to assist with vehicle problems such as flat tires and dead batteries. If you are having vehicle problems contact the security office.
Residence Hall Security
Entry to the residence halls is permitted only through authorized access with a valid student/faculty/staff ID. Only those with authorization have access to locked doors.
Blue emergency phones are in heavily traveled areas across campus. The blue emergency phone dial directly to emergency 911 dispatchers and should be used only for emergencies.
Issuing Campus Keys
Campus security is responsible for permitting and assigning keys.
K-State Alerts is the University's emergency notification system. Methods include voicemail, text, email and more. K-State students, faculty and staff can sign up for K-State Alerts.
Report a Safety Concern
Report safety concerns to K-State Salina Security, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
911 should be contacted first in case of an emergency. When safe to do so, Security should be called.
K-State Salina Security is staffed with security officers that provide security coverage for the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Security officers working overnights and on the weekends are contract security officers who have experience and training specific to higher education settings.
Security officers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the security duty phone and should be contacted when there is any activity that could cause concern to the safety and security of the campus community or for immediate non-emergency assistance.
Security officers maintain an office in the Technology Center and is open for walk in assistance during the hours the Technology Center is open.
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